Cowboy

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Cowboy

A slang term for an employee who is hard to manage either because he/she does not work well with others, has a difficult personality, or for some other reason.
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Professor Cowman said he hopes to see the discovery pave the way to new antimalarial drugs or vaccines for preventing malaria.
This last reason contradicts the primary reason found in other research (Bahn, 2007; Joyce, & Cowman, 2007).
Furthermore, we compared the Trustees' perceptions with other leaders in the university, namely stratified random samples of senior administrators and tenured faculty reported in previously published data (Ferrari & Velcoff, 2006; Ferrari, Cowman, Milner, Gutierrez, & Drake, 2009).
The company's Agriculture division produces such titles as "Beef," "American Cowman," the Delta Farm Press regional farm magazines, and "National Hog Farmer," among others.
Cowman and Jackson (both in cultural studies, Leeds Metropolitan U.
as a work that celebrates a new, open America, a "mythic tale of manifest destiny" in which the farmer and the cowman can be friends, and everyone is free to join in the dance and sing along.
Cowman, Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, and The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.
Of all the icons associated with the American way of life, the cowboy - the true cow-pushing cowman - maybe the most misrepresented.
Cowman from Streams in the Desert; Zondervan reprint edition, 1999)
Des Cowman, the leading authority on Irish copper mining, has noted that, despite the physical evidence of abandoned mine shafts, "[s]chool geography text books of a generation ago assured us that there had been no mining in Ireland.
Gunter EW, Cowman BA, Caudal SP, Twit dB, Adams MJ, Sampson EJ.